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Moderate earthquake, 5.4 mag strikes near the South Sandwich Islands

Earthquake location -60.5104S, -20.806WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (mg/mb) has struck on Sunday, East of the South Sandwich Islands kilometers (0 miles) from the South Sandwich Islands. The temblor was reported at 18:43:34 / 6:43 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 11.68 km (7 miles). Global time of event 17/05/15 / 2015-05-17 19:43:34 / May 17, 2015 @ 7:43 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -20.806 West, latitude -60.5104 South, depth 11.68 km, unique identifier, us10002a0q. Ids that are associated to the event, ,us10002a0q,.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -20.806° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -60.5104° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.68 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place East of the South Sandwich Islands Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-05-17 19:43:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-05-17 20:00:09 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -60 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 449 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 13.274 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.72 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 75 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10002a0q Id of event.
Event Code 10002a0q An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10002a0q, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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